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Christ’s Ascension from the Corona Lucis12th century (printed 1859)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving (niello)
Series: from group of nielli Les seize Nielles du grand lustre de la Cathédrale d’Aix-la-Chapelle
Edition: One of seven in the DAC collection from a set of sixteen 12th-century nielli, Les seize Nielles du grand lustre de la Cathédrale d’Aix-la-Chapelle (published in Paris by Tross, 1859).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.144.6
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- niello prints - Prints made by inking the plates of niellos before the application of the black inlay; associated especially with Renaissance Italy. RHDEL2
- ornament - Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)." [November 1990 descriptor moved.]
- religious buildings
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